Posts in Wellness
Japanese-Venezuelan artist Marina Marqueza creates messages of healing and self-love through their music

“Just existing as a queer person of color in music spaces can be exhausting…I can say that the more vulnerable I am, the stronger I become, and I feel the most unstoppable when I am being as honest about my challenges as my triumphs.'‘

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How Yvette DeChavez Survived Academia Part 3

Trigger Warning: Suicide
In Part 3, Yvette recounts experiencing mental health issues, shame, and feelings of inadequacy as a grad student in a predominantly white PhD program; describing how her pain led her to self-destructive behaviors. Then when she was ready to make a change, tragedy struck.

By Yvette DeChavez

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